2010 NFL Draft: Everson Griffen Would Be Step in Right Direction for Raiders

March 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The jokes have been made. The losses have accumulated. The rapid deterioration of a once proud franchise has been witnessed by all.
Over the last decade we have watched the Oakland Raiders become one of the laughingstocks of the NFL right before our very eyes.
From bad free agent moves, to head-scratching draft choices, to questionable head coaching decisions, the organization's shortcomings have piled up into a mess.
Yet there still might be a light at the end of the tunnel for Raider Nation.
Say what you want about JaMarcus Russell and Darrius Heyward-Bey, but the fact is that they are still very young and inexperienced.
Were we honestly expecting these two to come into the league and set the world on fire from the get-go?
These are two young men that possess a great deal of talent but are also extremely raw. Their games need refinement and they need to grow and learn about what it takes to succeed in the NFL as a player.
The light hasn’t come...

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